General Event Information
Somerville Open Studios 2014
Fri, May 2, 6pm - 9pm
Sat + Sun, May 3 + 4, 12pm - 6pm
SOS Exhibits, Events, and Other Excitement
Each year SOS offers a variety of shows and special activities in conjunction with the artists' open studios. We're so excited to be able to offer the following events for you to enjoy during the weeks leading up to Open Studios Weekend.
2014 Exhibits and Events
For a complete calendar view visit the Visitor Calendar
Beyond the Pattern:
The SOS Fashion and Wearable Art Show
A live runway presentation showcasing the dazzlingly diverse work of local artists in fashion, jewelry and accessories.
Artists' Choice Exhibit
April 11 - May 10, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, April 11, 7-9 pm
The Artists' Choice Exhibit offers the best opportunity to preview the studios and artists' work. All SOS participating artists are invited to submit work, creating a group show that is unparalleled in diversity and excitement. Come to the Artists' Choice Exhibit first to plan your weekend.
Museum Hours during SOS:
Thurs., May 1 | 2 - 7pm
Fri., May 2 | 2 – 9pm
Sat. + Sun., May 3 + 4 | 11am – 6pm
Museum Regular Hours:
Thurs 2 – 7pm, Fri 2 – 5pm, Sat 12 – 5pm, and by appointment
SOS Volunteer Show
April 2 - May 17, 2014
Opening Reception: Wednesday, April 2, 5:30-7 pm
SOS is created and run by scores of fantastic volunteers from within and around our community. The Volunteer Appreciation Show highlights work from this elite group of artists in Union Square's popular and locally owned Bloc 11 Cafe. View this show while enjoying tasty treats from our friends at Bloc 11 and perusing your SOS map booklet.
Bloc 11 is open daily 7 am - 8 pm, Thursdays 7 am - 9 pm.
Inside Out Gallery at CVS
Photo by Heather Balchunas
April 4 - May 4, 2014
Sidewalk Reception: Friday, April 25, 5:30-7 pm
One Davis Square (map)
Stroll by the CVS window in Davis Square, and stop to enjoy an exhibition featuring artists who are participating in SOS for the first time this year. Artists share their style and story in this highly visible art show, on view 24/7 through the month of April and the weekend of Open Studios.
This year's Inside-Out artists are Michael Ahern, Nina Eichner, Chandra Hellweg-Gillespie, Ho Yin Au Photography, Holly Kelly, Lauren Kent, Asia Kepka, Haley MacKeil, Mona Custom Designs (Laurel Mitchell), Ali Saren, Molly Segal, Mark J. Stock, Sallie Strand, Mark Tompkins, and Chie Yasuda.
Kids' Art Show
April 26 - May 9, 2014
Cupcake Reception: Saturday, April 26, noon - 2 pm
Work by the littlest of Somerville's Future Artists. The Arts at the Armory Cafe will be open 8-6 on Saturday, May 3, and 11-6 on Sunday, May 4, in addition to their regular hours.
For more information on this show, including how to submit art, see the SOS Kids page.
Flatbread SOS Fundraiser
Eat Tasty Flatbread, Support SOS! A portion of all pizza sales this night go to support Somerville Open Studios. We will also have a raffle with exciting prizes, including tickets to the ICA and a gift certificate to Blue Cloud Gallery. Come and enjoy the company of your favorite SOS artists and volunteers.